Life is short. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Everything happens for a reason. All of these clichés are true, but until you’re able to experience them their magnitude may never be fully grasped. Each story that we have for you today shines a light on these clichés and will hopefully inspire you to live your life to the fullest each and every day.
Shouts out to…
Shout out to Lianne from Ottawa who left a 20-year career in broadcast television to find herself again through her podcast, “Living Your Life with Lianne Laing”. She shares her story of jumping without a parachute and the monotony of a career that became unfulfilling. Way to take the leap, Lianne. Another shout out to Juliet in Seattle who left her job at a large tech company to pursue her passion of helping others to create an affordable, efficient, and memorable wedding day. Congratulations Juliet, on the launch of your online, wedding planning platform Everly! Do you have a jump to share? We want to hear it!
On the podcast…
This week’s #whentojump podcast guest, Matt Pohlson, not only has an incredible jump to share rooted in selflessness and the service of others but a miraculous story that will leave you in tears. Tune in to Matt’s episode now to hear more about his gripping journey and what led him to create one of the most successful charitable organizations, Omaze.
In the news…
This 21-year-old entrepreneur turned down MIT to write code and empower younger generations of African-Americans to bridge the gap between culture and technology (CNBC). The future of jobs will no longer be about the 9-to-5 office hours. Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel discusses how companies that are looking to land the most talented professionals of the future will need to institute remote-work policies and what the consequences will be if they don't (CNBC).
The When to Jump team
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